Second chorus

United States, 1940

Film
Image via TMDb

Fred Astaire leads a University orchestra and plays the trumpet while aspiring to great heights. Danny, and his friend and rival, Hank Taylor, vie for Ellen’s affections and a position with the famous Artie Shaw Band. Romance and comedy abound as the beautiful and witty Paulette Godard endeavours to influence her boss, Artie Shaw, into recruiting the talented duo.

Credits

director
producer

Boris Morros

production company

Paramount Pictures

Duration

01:23:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1940

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37029

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Musicals

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81181--second-chorus/ |title=Second chorus |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=31 July 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}